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  • Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence
    Russia's human rights ombudsperson has sharply criticized the European Union for "ignoring human suffering" in eastern Ukraine. Ella Pamfilova said in an interview published by "Rossiiskaya gazeta" on October 20 that although Europe is "an icon in the style of human rights, democracy, and freedom of speech," it "openly prefers to disregard the situation in southeastern Ukraine." She added that Europe's media "are simply fulfilling...
  • Australia To Send Special Forces To Iraq
    Australia's foreign minister said on October 19 she had reached a deal with Baghdad for the deployment of about 200 special forces to support Iraqi troops in their fight against Islamic State (IS) militants.
  • Albanian PM's Visit To Serbia Postponed After Soccer Brawl
    A planned historic visit by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to Serbia has been postponed for next month after political tensions soared following a brawl at a soccer match between the two countries.
  • Moscow Activists To Protest Savchenko Treatment
    By RFE/RL A group of Russian human rights activists plans to protest against the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured in eastern  Ukraine and was brought to Russia to face charges of participating in the killing of two Russian journalists. The protest on October 20, which will take the form of a series of one-person pickets to avoid violating Russia's strict laws on public gatherings, is being organized through social networks.  Savchenko is...
  • Hong Kong Leader Says 'External Forces' At Work In Protests
    Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said in a television interview on October 19 that "external forces" from other countries had been encouraging the mass sit-ins that have blocked major thoroughfares for three weeks, but refused to identify them.
Latest Publications

EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS PUBLISHES RSC ANALYSIS

30-11-1999
In a new publication released on 29 July by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed recent developments in Armenia-EU relations. The ECFR publicat... Read News

EARLY WARNING ALERT: RSC RELEASES NAGORNO KARABAKH SITUATIONAL ASSESSMENT

14-03-2014
As part of its series of early warning alerts, the RSC released a brief “situational assessment” on March 13, 2014 offering concise analysis of reports of unusual troop movements in Azerbaijan, tr... Read News

NEW RSC PUBLICATION: “STRATEGIC SETBACK: ARMENIA AND THE CUSTOMS UNION”

28-10-2013
Summary In a surprise development, on September 3, 2013, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian announced a dramatic “U-turn” in Armenian policy.  While in Moscow, after being summoned to a ... Read News

NEW EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REPORT ON TURKEY-ARMENIA

23-10-2013
The European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs recently released a report from a joint meeting on September 18, 2013 focusing on “Turkey-Armenia Relations.”  The meetin... Read News

NEW PUBLICATION OF NOTE: THE SOUTH CAUCASUS 2018 - FACTS, TRENDS, FUTURE SCENARIOS

15-09-2013
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) South Caucasus has recently published a new book with contributions from a number of prominent experts and analysts from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The 370-... Read News

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